Instructor, Education Assistant Program - School District No. 36 (Surrey)

School District No. 36 (Surrey)

Instructor, Education Assistant Program

The Surrey School District respectfully acknowledges that our schools reside on the traditional, unceded, and shared territories of Coast Salish peoples: The q̓ ícə̓ y̓ - Katzie, the qʼwa:n̓ƛʼən̓ - Kwantlen and the SEMYOME - Semiahmoo First Nations, who have been stewards of this land since time immemorial.

Surrey Schools values an inclusive school district, where equity is deeply embedded and diversity welcomed.  We are committed to creating and cultivating diverse, inclusive and barrier-free environments for all applicants, employees, students, and their families.  We work to continuously grow and improve our practices, celebrate our differences, and empower people to promote positive change in our communities.  Our identity, as Surrey Schools, is expressed in the shared values of openness, fairness and tolerance and recognize the importance of diversity of identity and thought.  We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

Surrey Schools, recipient of the BC Top Employers and Canada's Greenest Employer awards, is the largest school district in BC and the second largest employer in Surrey.  Spread across one of the fastest-growing cities in British Columbia, Surrey Schools provides quality education to over 77,000 students and 4000 adult learners with 124 schools sites and a variety of other learning facilities, offering a broad range of innovative programs and services to support the learning of our students.  The Surrey School District team of approximately 13,000 employees works tirelessly every day to ensure that children are getting the best start they can, providing the preparation to be our leaders of tomorrow.  

Surrey Community College is a post-secondary institution associated with the Surrey School District and is seeking a qualified instructor for the Education Assistant program. This posting is for an evening instructor position (Monday – Friday, 5:00pm – 10:00pm).

This contracted position begins February 1, 2023, and ends June 29, 2023, with the possibility of continuing in September 2023.

As the Instructor of the Education Assistant Program, you will be responsible for teaching the following courses – curriculum of which will be provided by the college:
EA 1010           Foundations of Child Development
EA 1035           Diversity, Equity, Inclusive Education
EA 1036           Foundations of Autism: Educational Considerations
EA 1037           Principles of ABA, Data Collection & Data Based Decision Making
EA 1045           Health & Personal Care
EA 1070           Practicum Supervision I
EA 2010           Assessing the Curriculum for Diverse Learners
EA 2045           Ethics & Professional Practice
EA 2050           Functional Behaviour Assessment & Positive Behaviour Supports
EA 2055           Mental Health & Trauma Awareness
EA 2070           Practicum Supervision II

The ideal candidate will work collaboratively with the other instructors in all aspects of the program planning and instruction. 


  • Must be qualified to be a member of the Teachers Regulation Branch
  • Professional experience that meets the curriculum and instructional needs of each course
  • Understanding of how to effectively teach Adult Learners in a Career Orientated Post-Secondary Program
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as a mentor for students on a practicum in an educational setting.
  • Current knowledge of British Columbia schools and curriculum
  • The ability to travel to practicum site locations

Qualified applicants can apply on Make a Future at The closing date for this position is February 15, 2023 at 4pm.  Be sure to upload a resume, cover letter and a statement of personal philosophy regarding paraprofessionals working alongside teachers in public education.  Also include the names and contact information for two references.

Preference is given to applicants eligible for employment in Canada at the time of application. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

Note:   Successful applicants will be required to consent to a Criminal Records Search prior to employment.  Only those applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. To all others, thank you for your interest.

Organization: School District No. 36 (Surrey)
Location: Vancouver, BC
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Category(s): Education & Training
Posted: January 25, 2023, 3:33 pm
Expires: February 15, 2023, 4:00 pm

Employment Type: Part Time
Employment Length: Temporary
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset

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